Neighbourhoods
Summerhill Estates

In this Neighbourhood Guide, you'll find out more about the people who live here as well as the schools, parks and recreation facilities, homes, and more.

Neighbourhood Vibe

A family-friendly neighbourhood with a mix of older and newer homes, surrounded by parks.

Property Pulse

Homes range from large detached houses on spacious lots to townhomes and semi-detached homes.

Community Canvas

A diverse community, popular with families and professionals.

What You'll Love

Great schools, parks, and recreational facilities, with easy access to highways and shopping.

Have a look around Summerhill Estates.

Summerhill Estates has a consistent population, and is popular with families with kids under 5, families with kids aged 5 to 9, families with teens, people in their 40s, and people in their 50s. Summerhill Estates is a newer neighbourhood in Newmarket, located in the southwest corner. Development in this area began in the 1990s and is ongoing, but has established parks and schools. The western region borders a conservation area and is still wooded. Housing is a mix of large detached homes on large lots, large 2-storey homes on narrower lots, townhomes, and semi-detached homes. The area has good access to both Highway 400 and Highway 404.

People & Families in Summerhill Estates

Families with kids make up 67% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 16% of households and 12% of households are one person living alone. People in Summerhill Estates come from 115 different ethnic origins, and 33% are first-generation immigrants, while 28% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

3,605

Neighbourhood Population

11,575

Household Size

  • 1 person - 11%
  • 2 persons - 22%
  • 3 persons - 21%
  • 4 persons - 29%
  • 5 or more persons - 14%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 11%
  • Non-family households - 1%
  • Families with children - 66%
  • Couples without children - 16%
  • Multiple families in household - 3%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 26%
  • 2 children - 39%
  • 3 or more children - 12%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 21%
  • 15 to 64 years - 71%
  • 65 years and over - 6%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • English - 20%
  • Canadian - 19%
  • Scottish - 17%
  • Irish - 14%
  • Italian - 12%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 9%
  • 35 to 44 years - 24%
  • 45 to 54 years - 37%
  • 55 to 64 years - 18%
  • 65 to 74 years - 6%
  • 75 to 84 years - 2%
  • 85 years and over - 0%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 5%
  • 5 to 9 years - 7%
  • 10 to 14 years - 8%
  • 15 to 19 years - 9%
  • 20 to 29 years - 10%
  • 30 to 39 years - 11%
  • 40 to 49 years - 18%
  • 50 to 59 years - 15%
  • 60 to 69 years - 5%
  • over 70 years - 2%

Summerhill Estates Schools

Summerhill Estates has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 7 public schools and 9 Catholic schools serving Summerhill Estates. The special programs offered at local schools include Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and French Immersion.

Public Schools

7

Catholic Schools

9

Having Fun in Summerhill Estates

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids and sports parks. There are 8 parks in this neighbourhood, with 32 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 4.

Number of Parks

8

Number of Recreation Facilities

32

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 7
  • Tennis Courts - 2
  • Basketball Courts - 6
  • Ball Diamonds - 3
  • Sports Fields - 6
  • Sports Courts - 3
  • Trails - 5
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Getting Around in Summerhill Estates

There are 63 transit stops in this neighbourhood. In Summerhill Estates, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute to another city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 33%
  • Commute to another city - 66%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 83%
  • Transit - 10%
  • Walk/bike - 3%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 24%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 16%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 13%
  • 60 minutes and over - 20%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 24%

Work and Education in Summerhill Estates

In Summerhill Estates, 36% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 70% have any postsecondary education. The retail trade industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 2%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 3%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 5%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 4%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 5%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 5%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 6%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 6%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 14%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 13%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 14%
  • $200,000 and over - 13%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 25%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 16%
  • Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services - 12%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Retail trade - 13%
  • Manufacturing - 10%
  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 9%

Employment

  • Employed - 74% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 5% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 20% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Summerhill Estates Homes

In Summerhill Estates, there are a mix of home types. Summerhill Estates has a consistent population, with 35% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 8% having moved within the past year. It has a mix of older and newer homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 55%
  • Semi-detached house - 6%
  • Duplex - 2%
  • Row house - 34%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 6%
  • Not condominium - 93%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 0%
  • 2 bedrooms - 3%
  • 3 bedrooms - 53%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 42%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 0%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 4%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 35%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 41%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 14%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 3%
  • 1960 or before - 0%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 90%
  • Renter - 9%

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